PISTAHAN 2012 SPECIAL EVENTS
SUNRISE – PISTAHAN PARADE BREAKFAST
SATURDAY • 08/11 • 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM
One Ferry Plaza Restaurant
1 Ferry Plaza (located behind the Ferry Building and next to Sinbad's Restaurant), San Francisco
Enjoy community networking and a sumptous meal featuring Filipino breakfast dishes especially preapred for the occasion, and featuring ingredients from Ramar Foods. Keynote speech by JOSE ANTONIO VARGAS, Pistahan Parade Grand Marshal.
ADMISSION: $35 per person • Click here to buy your tickets.
$400 for a Reserved VIP Table Sponsor of 10; recognition at the podium; opportunity for sponsor remarks
SUNDOWN – PISTAHAN BUSINESS MIXER
SATURDAY • 08/11 • 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
101 Fourth St @ Howard St (located on the ground floor of the Metreon), San Francisco
Mix and mingle with Pistahan exhibitors, vendors, sponsors, business owners and entrepreneurs for an informal business networking event. This is a great opportunity to meet like-minded professionals and reach business people representing different industries and companies.
ADMISSION: $20 • Click here to buy your tickets.
SHOWCASE – AL FRESCO WINE TASTING & TANGO
SATURDAY & SUNDAY • 08/11 - 08/12 • 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
"B" Restaurant and Bar
101 Fourth St @ Howard St (located at the Yerba Buena second level terrace), San Francisco
PISTAHAN WINE TASTING: 3 pours for $10
Enjoy a unique wine tasting experience with Filipino art, Argentine tango and excellent vino with a panoramic view of the Pistahan Festival! Wine newbies and connoisseurs welcome! Includes a souvenir Pistahan Riedel® wine glass.
PREMIUM WINE TASTING: 1 pour for $20
At this rare wine tasting event, you'll meet the owner of Corté Riva, Napa Valley's only Filipino-owned winery and learn more about their flagship Mabuhay Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon (2006). Plus you get a commemorative Pistahan Riedel® wine glass!
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KULINARYA: A FILIPINO CULINARY SHOWDOWN
SUNDAY • 08/12 • 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
City View at Metreon
101 Fourth St @ Mission St (located on the fourth floor of the Metreon), San Francisco
Witness the Qualifying Round of the KULINARYA, where professional and amateur chefs will be selected to compete at the Kulinarya Grand Finals on December 2012. A distinguished panel of judges will be selecting the top four competitors in each division based on the following criteria: taste, creativity and presentation.
The grand winner of each category in the final round will receive a round trip ticket to the Philippines, hotel accommodations, a tour of Philippine culinary destinations, gift certificates, a commemorative trophy and other fabulous prizes.
To apply to be a chef-testant and for information about the Kulinarya contest:
(1) Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
(2) Call Debbie Gallano or Gabby Agcaoili at (415) 956-4060
(3) Log on to www.itsmorefuninthephilippines.us.com
ADMISSION: FREE! • Click here to reserve your tickets.
PISTAHAN BOXING CHAMPIONSHIP
SATURDAY • 8/11 • 9:00 AM Weigh-in and Physical • 2:00 PM Fight starts
Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco
Event is free and open to the public.
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JOEY GUILA LIVE
SUNDAY • 8/12 • 6:30 PM
330 Ritch Street, San Francisco 94107
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If laughter is medicine, comedian Joey Guila has your prescription. A complete entertainer on stage he takes you through a journey of Old School and New School with his act outs and accents.
His multicultural style of comedy hits home for all audiences, whether you watched his show in Hawaii or Hong Kong you left crying and his mission was complete. In 2003 Joey won the regional "Kings Of Comedy" competition ran by Latham Entertainment who is the founder of "The Original Kings Of Comedy" which include, Bernie Mac,Cedric The Entertainer, D.L. Hughley and Steve Harvey. Joey was invited to perform with Latham Entertainment at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and the Universal Amphitheater in Hollywood.
Before Comedy he was a licensed cosmetologist working at the worlds famous Jose Eber Salon in Beverly Hills. He still laughs at the fact that he was the only straight Filipino Hairdresser on Rodeo Drive. Joey has been featured on VH1, G4 Tech TV, Showtime and on HBO with P Diddy's comedy special.
Joey has hosted 2 T.V. Shows on Myx TV called "Thats My Jam" and “Myx Rated” which recently won a Telly Award. His past guests on his shows have been Justin Bieber, PitBull, Boyz II Men, Naughty By Nature, Jason Derulo and Amerie to name a few. He is currently the headliner on "The Filipino Kingz” Comedy Tour and also will be on the Verizon's APAHM tour which will be at Club Nokia in LA, The Regency in S.F. , The Fillmore Silver Theatre in Washington D.C. and in New York at The Best Buy Theatre in May 2012.
To Laugh is to Live, so Live Long and Keep Laughing...